High School Sports

  • Continuing to aim high

    BRIGHTON — Brighton School District 27J is hoping the athletic pastures are greener beyond the walls of the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference.

    Brighton and Prairie View high schools would like to join the Front Range League for the next two-year cycle. Three of its schools are within a 30-minute drive from Brighton.

  • BHS golf/basketball golf tourney fundraiser Aug. 29

    BRIGHTON -- The golf and basketball programs at Brighton High School are sponsoring a fund-raising golf tournament at 7:30 a.m., Aug. 29, at Riverdale Golf Course.

    The cost is $100 per golfer or $360 per four-person team. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and the tourney is limited to 144 golfers.

    Call 303-217-0541 or 303-968-9859 with questions.

  • Car wash fundraiser Aug. 29

    Brighton’s football team will host one last fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Aug. 29, at Bomgaars, 2350 E. Bridge St.


  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Aug. 29


    WESTMINSTER -- Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area tournament at Hyland Hills Golf Course Aug. 27.

    Taron Ford led the way. He fired a 68. Hunter Nicholas (74) and Jacob Jose (89) were the other point-producers for the T-Hawks. Carter Nordhus had a 91, and Justin Cutler carded a 98.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Aug. 30


    FORT MORGAN -- Fort Morgan stopped Eagle Ridge 25-17, 24-26, 15-11 in the first round of the season-opening Fort Morgan Invitational volleyball tournament Aug. 29.

    La Junta bested the Warriors 25-10, 25-18 in the tournament's second match.

  • Brighton HS scoreboard Aug. 30


    WESTMINSTER -- Brighton finished second in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference north area tournament Aug. 27 at Hyland Hills. BHS had 246 team strokes, 15 shots behind the Prairie View ThunderHawks.

    Austin Ross led the Bulldogs with an 81. Ryan Kropp carded an 82, and Chaz Hunter finished with an 83.


    Grand Junction got past Brighton 4-3 in Brighton Aug. 28. No stats were available for either team.

    Cross country

  • Eagle Ridge's Roberts verbally commits for college soccer

                Eagle Ridge Academy soccer player Zach Roberts verbally committed to Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. He received a scholarship.

                Roberts plans to sign his letter of intent Sept. 24 at the school.

  • Player turns coach




  • BHS, PVHS offer opening practice schedules

    PV volleyball

    Coach Amy Shoemaker scheduled a parent meeting for 6:30 p.m., Aug. 20. The tryouts run from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Aug. 17-19. Paperwork, which is available on the school’s web site, has to be turned in before Aug. 17. 

    BHS volleyball

    Brighton High School’s volleyball tryouts are set for Aug. 17 and 18. Register at brightonbulldogathletics.org.


    Eagle Ridge volleyball

  • ‘Marked’ Thunderhawks aiming for third conference title in a row

    PUEBLO – Even at a summer camp in mid-June, Prairie View’s football team felt like a target was covering its collective back.

    There’s some basis for that. The ThunderHawks won the last two Flatirons Conference titles.